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Razer quadruples the Blade 14’s USB speed with a simple software update

Razer quadruples the Blade 14’s USB speed with a simple software update

The Razer Blade 14 is getting a huge transfer speed boost with a USB 4 port upgrade but there's no additional hardware needed since it's a software update.
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The best indie games for 2022

The best indie games for 2022

There are dozens of indie games released every day, but only a select few can make the list of the best indie games. Here's which ones you should play in 2022.
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There’s a Clippy ugly holiday sweater — and it’s awesome

There’s a Clippy ugly holiday sweater — and it’s awesome

Clippy has returned in the form of an ugly Christmas sweater.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II: all safe locations and combinations

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II: all safe locations and combinations

You'll need to find three safes to earn the Gentleman Thief trophy in MW2. We'll help you crack this one.
A boat in Pentiment

To make every choice matter, Pentiment rewrote the rules of narrative RPGs

To make every choice matter, Pentiment rewrote the rules of narrative RPGs

In Pentiment, every choice you make has a history-shaping impact. Senior Producer Alec Frey explains how a 14-person team accomplished that feat.
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Pentiment review: Xbox’s big 2022 exclusive appraises its own legacy

Pentiment review: Xbox’s big 2022 exclusive appraises its own legacy

Pentiment's outstanding story and one-of-a-kind art direction make Xbox's only first-party exclusive this fall a worthwhile romp.
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Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

The Dell XPS 13 Plus and Apple MacBook Air M1 are two of the best 13-inch laptops available today. Choosing between them is hard, but not impossible.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 9 vs. Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 vs. Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

The Microsoft Surface Pro 9 is the standard for Windows 11 detachable tablet 2-in-1s. The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 is a new competitor that hopes to take the throne.
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HP Spectre x360 13.5 vs. Apple MacBook Air M2

HP Spectre x360 13.5 vs. Apple MacBook Air M2

The HP Spectre x360 13.5 and Apple MacBook Air M2 are two of the best premium laptops you can buy. But the HP provides a more flexible form factor.
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Acer Swift Edge review: insanely thin, insanely light

Acer Swift Edge review: insanely thin, insanely light

The Acer Swift Edge SFA16-41 is a miraculously thin and light 16-inch laptop with a spectacular OLED display. But fitting everything in forces some compromises.
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You need to start using these 5 hidden Xbox Series X features

You need to start using these 5 hidden Xbox Series X features

If you're looking to customize your Xbox Series X, you need to check out these five useful features.
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It’s not just you: Microsoft confirms Windows 11 is having gaming issues

It’s not just you: Microsoft confirms Windows 11 is having gaming issues

Microsoft has confirmed that the latest version of Windows 11 is causing a lag when running certain games and apps a month after the 22H2 update was released.
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If you love game history, you need to try Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

If you love game history, you need to try Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration's detailed Interactive Timelines are a must for future game collections.
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The best free Xbox Series X games

The best free Xbox Series X games

Xbox Series X has an impressive lineup of free-to-play games. From Fortnite and Warframe to Fall Guys and Halo Infinite, here are the best free Series X games.
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Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. Apple MacBook Pro 14

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. Apple MacBook Pro 14

The Dell XPS 13 Plus and Apple MacBook Pro 14 are two of the best laptops you can buy today. They're different machines but meet demanding productive needs.
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Update Windows now — Microsoft just fixed several dangerous exploits

Update Windows now — Microsoft just fixed several dangerous exploits

Microsoft has just fixed a whole lot of dangerous vulnerabilities as part of its latest Windows patch.
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Acer Chromebook 516 GE review: a Chromebook for gaming?

Acer Chromebook 516 GE review: a Chromebook for gaming?

Google has partnered with companies such as Acer, Asus, and Lenovo to create the world’s first ChromeOS-powered cloud gaming laptops.
HP Spectre x360 13.5 front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

HP Spectre x360 13.5 vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

HP Spectre x360 13.5 vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

The HP Spectre x360 13.5 and Apple MacBook Air M1 are both excellent laptops, and the MacBook is cheaper. But the Spectre is the more flexible machine.
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These new Zoom features take on Teams and Outlook in a serious way

These new Zoom features take on Teams and Outlook in a serious way

Zoom has announced its in-house Mail and Calendar clients, which will soon be available in beta.
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Microsoft’s DirectStorage can now boost your game loading times by 200%

Microsoft’s DirectStorage can now boost your game loading times by 200%

Microsoft has just released DirectStorage 1.1, officially adding the long-awaited GPU decompression that could lower loading times by 200%.
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 front view showing display and folio keyboard.

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9315) review: a cheaper Surface Pro alternative

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9315) review: a cheaper Surface Pro alternative

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 9315 doesn't offer anything to recommend it over the Microsoft Surface Pro 9 except for its price, and that's not quite low enough.
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The best multiplayer games on the Xbox Series X

The best multiplayer games on the Xbox Series X

Don't waste your time and money on all the boring games out there. Instead, check out this list of the best multiplayer games for Xbox Series X to jump into.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II: How to get A Crappy Way To Die trophy or achievement

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II: How to get A Crappy Way To Die trophy or achievement

When they've got to go, they've got to go – but it might cost them their life. Here's how to get one of the most ridiculous trophies in Modern Warefare II.
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HP is now in the OTC hearing aid game, powered by Nuheara

HP is now in the OTC hearing aid game, powered by Nuheara

The HP Hearing Pro are a new set of over-the-counter hearing aids designed by Australian hearables company, Nuheara.
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Microsoft just teased its next big Windows 11 update

Microsoft just teased its next big Windows 11 update

Microsoft has given us a glimpse of a feature that "Moment 2" may bring as early as January 2023.
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You can get a free PC Game Pass subscription via Twitch subscriptions

You can get a free PC Game Pass subscription via Twitch subscriptions

Microsoft and Twitch are teaming up to give out free PC Game Pass subscriptions for every Twitch subscription purchase or gift for a limited time.
Apple MacBook Pro 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

I hate how much I love my MacBook Pro

I hate how much I love my MacBook Pro

The Apple MacBook Pro 14 is a spectacular laptop with a superior build, keyboard and touchpad, and display. I can't help but love it, in spite of myself.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 review: powerful, as always

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 review: powerful, as always

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 meets its objective of being the fastest non-working ThinkPad, and it's a fine creativity workstation at a high price.
Five main characters from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II review: war is what you make of it

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II review: war is what you make of it

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II's lackluster campaign is a bummer, but its multiplayer is a solid way to spend time with friends.
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Lenovo Slim 9i vs. Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 7

Lenovo Slim 9i vs. Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 7

The Lenovo Slim 9i and Yoga 9i Gen 7 are two of the best 14-inch laptops you can buy. They're closely matched, while the 2-in-1 offers a lower entry-level cost.
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HP Envy x360 13 vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

HP Envy x360 13 vs. Apple MacBook Air M1

The HP Envy x360 13 is a better value, but the Apple MacBook Air M1 offers some good features. Which one should you choose?
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Head-to-head: Intel Core i7-12700H vs. AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

Head-to-head: Intel Core i7-12700H vs. AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS and Intel Core i7-12700H perform similarly, all things considered. Each has its advantages, so choosing between them can be a challenge.
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Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 review: a multitasker’s dream machine

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 review: a multitasker’s dream machine

The widescreen and dual-display Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 is designed perfectly for multitaskers, but its performance holds it back with creative work.
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Windows 11 finally gets one of the best macOS features

Windows 11 finally gets one of the best macOS features

A new Windows 11 feature being tested gives users the ability to open a mobile hotspot without having to handle their smartphone.